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This KitchenAid Stand Mixer (That Really Could Have Helped You Yesterday) is on Sale for $230

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If you’re going to bake, it’s inevitable: You’re going to need a KitchenAid stand mixer. (You might also need some of these great gifts for bakers.) KitchenAid’s classic mixer comes in many different versions, and at $230, this is one of the best deals we’ve seen on any of them. In fact, Macy’s is currently running a sale on a 4.5-quart mixer for $200. That mixer is a little smaller and lighter, and takes up less counter space than this 5-quart professional version, which uses a fixed as opposed to tilting head. That makes it sturdier and  more powerful, since the internal components don’t need to bend and twist to accommodate the joint. And in case you’re not into the gray color, it also comes in black and red. You’ll use it for everything — at least everything other than yesterday’s pies.

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This KitchenAid Stand Mixer is on Sale for $230